Pittsburgh Bae Ji-hwan, 4 at-bats against St. Louis, no hit… 0.217 batting average

 Pittsburgh Pirates Bae Ji-hwan (24), who was very active in air defense, lost his momentum.

On the 16th (Korean time), in the 2023 major league game against the St. Louis Cardinals held at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Bae Ji-hwan started as the 8th batter in center field and recorded no hits in 4 at-bats.

Bae Ji-hwan, who ended his two-game hitting streak,안전놀이터 also dropped his season batting average from 0.238 to 0.217.

Bae Ji-hwan withdrew from 2 out 1 base with a ground ball to 2 base in the beginning of the 2nd inning. In the beginning of the 4th inning, with no runners on the first runner, he hit the third baseman with a strong ball, but the opposing third baseman Nolan Reynolds’ defense caught him and swallowed his regret.

Bae Ji-hwan, who was withdrawn from 2nd out and 1st base in the top of the 6th inning due to a fly ball to left field, started as the lead batter in the top of the 9th inning and struck out on a swing and never reached base that day.

His team, Pittsburgh, won the match after overtime despite Bae Ji-hwan’s silence.

Pittsburgh scored 3 runs in the top of the 10th inning of overtime as they couldn’t decide the game at 3-3.

In the bottom of the 10th inning of overtime, the defense blocked the scoreless and won 6-3.

Pittsburgh maintained second place in the Central Division of the National League with a record of 9 wins and 6 losses for the season. St. Louis, with 6 wins and 9 losses, stayed at the bottom of the division.

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